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The Leather Nun

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The Leather Nun

The Leather Nun has been played on NTS in shows including Optimo, featured first on 4 April 2016. Songs played include No Rule, Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) and Slow Death.

The Leather Nun are Sweden's dark answer to ABBA. Careening from garage rock to goth and industrial, Leather Nun became cult heroes in their native land.

Leather Nun was formed in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1979 by Jonas Almquist (vocals), recruiting the remains of former Gothenburg punk act Straitjacket: Bengt "Aron" Aronsson (guitar), Freddie Wadling (bass), and Gert Claesson (drums). The band's name orginates from that of a London stripper.

Inspired by Velvet Underground and…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
No Rule
The Leather Nun
Industrial Records1979
No Rule
The Leather NunIndustrial Records1979
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Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)
The Leather Nun
Wire Records1986
Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight)
The Leather NunWire Records1986
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Slow Death
The Leather Nun
Criminal Damage Records1984
Slow Death
The Leather NunCriminal Damage Records1984
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F.F.A.
The Leather Nun
Scabri Records1983
F.F.A.
The Leather NunScabri Records1983
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Jesus Came Driving Along
The Leather Nun
Wire Records1987
Jesus Came Driving Along
The Leather NunWire Records1987
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